Volusia-Brevard Local News

We’re Not Controlling It in Our Schools: Covid Safety Lapses Abound Across US

Jan 26, 2021 at 07:03 pm by pj

  Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News  Computer science teacher Suzy Lebo saw covid-19 dangers frequently in her Indiana high school: classes with about 30 students si.... Read More

Why Even Presidential Pressure Might Not Get More Vaccine to Market Faster

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:58 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Sarah Jane Tribble, Arthur Allen and Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News    Americans are dying of covid-19 by the thousands, but efforts to ramp up.... Read More

Amid Covid Health Worker Shortage, Foreign-Trained Professionals Sit on Sidelines

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:54 pm by pj

  Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News As hospitals nationwide struggle with the latest covid-19 surge, it’s not so much beds or ventilators in short supply. It&r.... Read More

Anti-Vaccine Activists Peddle Theories That Covid Shots Are Deadly, Undermining Vaccination

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:33 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  Anti-vaccine groups are exploiting the suffering and death of people who happen to fall ill after receiving a covid shot, threaten.... Read More

Trump’s Pardons Included Health Care Execs Behind Massive Frauds

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:29 pm by pj

  Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News    At the last minute, President Donald Trump granted pardons to several individuals convicted in huge Medicare swindles t.... Read More

Covid Vaccine Rollout Leaves Most Older Adults Confused Where to Get Shots

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:25 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Over a month into a massive vaccination program, most older Americans report they don’t know where or when they can get ino.... Read More

Orlando Health to Increase Starting Wage to a Minimum of $15 an Hour in Multi-step Process 

Jan 26, 2021 at 05:34 pm by pj

First increase set for January 31, 2021  Orlando - Orlando Health has announced it will raise the starting wage across its network to at least $15 an hour in a.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Jan 26, 2021 at 04:00 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 1,667,763 Total resident deaths: 25,673 Total resident hospitalizations: 70,80.... Read More

Webinar: The “New Normal” for Managing Medical Office Space

Jan 24, 2021 at 01:28 pm by pj

While the CDC and other governmental and trade groups have issued wide-ranging guidance on “reopening” medical office space in light of COVID, the realities are th.... Read More

UF Researchers See Promising Results in Study of Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Jan 21, 2021 at 08:34 pm by pj

By JILL PEASE  Using innovative methods to measure changes in muscle, a University of Florida team has shown that after treatment with an investigational gene therapy, t.... Read More

After a Decade of Lobbying, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments

Jan 21, 2021 at 06:08 pm by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Anita Baron first noticed something was wrong in August 2018, when she began to drool. Her dentist chalked it up to a problem.... Read More

Door to Door in Miami’s Little Havana to Build Trust in Testing, Vaccination

Jan 21, 2021 at 05:56 pm by pj

  By Verónica Zaragovia, WLRN, Kaiser Health News   Little Havana is a neighborhood in Miami that, until the pandemic, was known for its active street life.... Read More

California Is Overriding Its Limits on Nurse Workloads as Covid Surges

Jan 21, 2021 at 05:27 pm by pj

  By April Dembosky, Kaiser Health News   California’s telemetry nurses, who specialize in the electronic monitoring of critically ill patients, normally ta.... Read More

Patients Fend for Themselves to Access Highly Touted Covid Antibody Treatments

Jan 21, 2021 at 05:23 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  By the time he tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 12, Gary Herritz was feeling pretty sick. He suspects he was infected a.... Read More

SBA Second Draw PPP Loan Information and Application Clearinghouse

Jan 20, 2021 at 12:20 pm by pj

Now that the Second Draw of the Paycheck Protection Program is in full swing, those interested in the program can access available information and applications at the Small Bu.... Read More

Five Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:31 pm by pj

  By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first group of people to receive a covid vaccine. She received her.... Read More

Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated at Lower Rates Than White Americans

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:27 pm by pj

  By Hannah Recht and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Black Americans are receiving covid vaccinations at dramatically lower rates than white Americans.... Read More

CVS and Walgreens Under Fire for Slow Pace of Vaccination in Nursing Homes

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:22 pm by pj

  By Rachel Bluth and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News  The effort to vaccinate some of the country’s most vulnerable residents against covid-.... Read More

When COVID Deaths Aren’t Counted, Families Pay the Price

Jan 19, 2021 at 06:50 pm by pj

  By Melissa Bailey and Eli Cahan, Kaiser Health News     On Sundays, Bishop Bruce Davis preached love. Through his Pentecostal ministry, he o.... Read More

AdventHealth to Build New Hospital in Palm Coast

Jan 19, 2021 at 05:56 pm by pj

  The project will provide 100 more beds and $100 million investment in Flagler County.   PALM COAST — AdventHealth announced it will build a 100-bed h.... Read More